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privet sp.???

Post  rrubberbandman on Wed Aug 12, 2015 2:27 pm

Hi
I was wondering if someone has one of these or knows which variety of privet this is?
Thanks!
Bryan
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Post  JimLewis on Wed Aug 12, 2015 2:39 pm

Ligustrum sinensis - Chinese privet. A weed.

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Post  rrubberbandman on Wed Aug 12, 2015 2:42 pm

JimLewis wrote:Ligustrum sinensis - Chinese privet.  A weed.
As always thanks Jim......i had a feeling....it grows like a weed....and i cannot seem to get leaves any smaller.
"weed"....so just curious ? not a ideal tree to work with?
Bryan

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Post  JimLewis on Wed Aug 12, 2015 3:35 pm

They're OK. I've posted a few here over the years and have some in my Gallery. I don't think I have any right now.

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Post  Neil Brough on Wed Aug 19, 2015 9:26 am

Great trees , so there listed as a noxious weed all over the place. Hey collected a few from unwanted hedge row a few years ago hard to kill , you can barefoot them wood is soft for carving leaves reduce flakey bark good growth rate what more could ya want . A great stump cheers Neil

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